Recent Media Coverage

A chronological list of CMC’s media coverage, including links to each available article or feature.

Catherine McAuley Center receives grant from No Kid Hungry to decrease food insecurity in young children – September 1, 2021

Even red states like Iowa are lining up to accept Afghan refugees – August 20, 2021

Cedar Rapids nonprofit ready to accept Afghan refugees amid chaos – August 17, 2021

Iowa exploring accepting more refugees from Afghanistan – August 17, 2021

Derecho storm victims still on road to recovery – August 10, 2021

‘I’m very hopeful’: Cedar Rapids refugees hit hard by derecho find new housing, community – August 4, 2021

To hell and back: Three stories of derecho resilience – August 4, 2021

Sister organizations volunteer to make foot covers for homeless population – July 19, 2021

Volunteers to make foot coverings for homeless population out of hospital’s cast-offs – July 19, 2021

Congolese lawyer fleeing dictatorship finds helping hands in Iowa – July 16, 2021

Catherine McAuley Center hosts vaccine clinic to reach immigrants and refugees – April 27, 2021

“I’m feeling good”: Immigrant and refugee population turn out to get vaccine at clinic – April 27, 2021

Public health officials plan coronavirus vaccines for those facing barriers – April 5, 2021

Feminine hygiene drive to support Women’s History Month – March 16, 2021

In honor of Women’s History Month, Cedar Rapids Commission hosts Feminine Hygiene Drive – March 15, 2021

Experts say refugee numbers in Iowa will gradually increase – March 8, 2021

Partnering with School Districts during COVID-19: Tips for Refugee Service Providers – March 4, 2021

‘We are here to help one another grow’ Black History Month Equity Series – February 9, 2021

Catherine McAuley Center “RISES” – Rise & Shine Blog – December 11, 2020

Mercy Medical Center donates 12 defibrillators to area schools, churches, non-profits – December 10, 2020

Center helps students still learning English navigate online learning – October 15, 2020

Catherine McAuley Center continues sheltering refugees displaced from the derecho – October 13, 2020

Catherine McAuley Center opens shelter Cedar Terrace Apartments – August 17, 2020

‘A place of welcome’ expands its facility for the corridor – September 24, 2019